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Grasshopper Tacos

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1
onion
1
tomato
Olive oil, to taste
Chopped fresh cilantro, to taste
1
chile de árbol, chopped
9
oz grasshoppers
Corn tortillas
Lemon, to taste

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
Free
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
No nutrition information available for this recipe

Expert Tips

Serve with red or green salsa for a heartier version.

Some insects, like crickets, grasshoppers and locusts, are part of a regular diet in many countries. In Mexico, grasshoppers are consumed in all the states in the center of the country as well as in the southeast, especially in Oaxaca. You can prepare a variety of dishes with grasshoppers, from quesadillas to tacos. This recipe is for tacos; give them a try!

Directions

  • 1 Peal and chop the onion and dice the tomatoes.
  • 2 Brown the onions in a pan with oil and add the tomatoes and cilantro. Incorporate the chopped pepper and the grasshoppers.
  • 3 Serve with corn tortillas, onion, cilantro and lemon.

Some insects, like crickets, grasshoppers and locusts, are part of a regular diet in many countries. In Mexico, grasshoppers are consumed in all the states in the center of the country as well as in the southeast, especially in Oaxaca. You can prepare a variety of dishes with grasshoppers, from quesadillas to tacos. This recipe is for tacos; give them a try!

Rate and Comment

Carla Gutierrez Carla Gutierrez
September 29, 2015

Some insects, like crickets, grasshoppers and locusts, are part of a regular diet in many countries. In Mexico, grasshoppers are consumed in all the states in the center of the country as well as in the southeast, especially in Oaxaca. You can prepare a variety of dishes with grasshoppers, from quesadillas to tacos. This recipe is for tacos; give them a try!